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More Than 3.5 Million Viewers Watch Champions League Qualifier On ZDF

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 26 / 16

German public broadcaster ZDF "recorded more than 3.5 million viewers for its coverage of the Champions League qualifier between Borussia Mönchengladbach and Young Boys," according to Manuel Weis of QUOTENMETER. The game drew 3.69 million viewers on Wednesday evening. The number translated into...

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